University Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Nov 27, 2021  
University Catalog 2021-2022

Addendum



Core Curriculum
English
Mass Communication


Core Curriculum

Course Additions to the Core Curriculum

HIST 1050. Twentieth Century World History. This course covers the history of the world during the twentieth century. The course will focus on the politics, foreign policy, and economic theories of that era. The areas of the world most prominently discussed will be Europe, Africa, Asia, and the New World. (3, EXPLORATIONS/Human Past)

Update received from Core Curriculum Director, Richard Peters, on 10/11/2021

English

Course Update(s)

ENGL 2070
Former title and description:

ENGL 2070. SURVEY OF BRITISH LITERATURE I. A study of English literature and the history of the English language from the Middle Ages through the Restoration and the Eighteenth Century. Prerequisite(s): Advanced Composition & Rhetoric (3, EXPLORATIONS/Creative Expression & Engagement)
Updated Version:
ENGL 2070. Origins of Literary English. A study of English, Irish, and Scottish literature from the Middle Ages through the Restoration and the Eighteenth Century, with a focus on the development of English as a literary language. Prerequisite(s): Advanced Composition & Rhetoric (3, EXPLORATIONS/Creative Expression & Engagement)
Approved by Academic Council on 11/16/2021

Mass Communication

Course Update(s)

The course prefix of CMST 1080 Health Communication was changed to MSCM 1080 Health Communication. The course description remains unchanged.
Approved by Academic Council on 11/16/2021

New Course(s)

MSCM 2080. Black Health Literacy. This course will introduce students to health literacy research, practice, and skills in a multicultural context. The course will develop students’ understanding of how health literacy is both a barrier and an asset for health care for people of color, and particularly for Black/African Americans, as well as how it affects a wide range of outcomes. Students will learn the basics of health literacy concepts, models, and research methods, and discuss health literacy research and evaluation in clinical, public health, and community settings. (3)
Approved by Academic Council on 11/16/2021

MSCM 3080. Science Communication. This course aims to provide students with an introduction to popular science communication in the broader contexts of (a) the role of communication in science, and (b) the cultural, practical, and policy-related role of science communication in wider society. Through a critical analysis of popular science communication in a variety of real-world settings, students will cultivate their practical communication skills, with particular emphasis on effective speaking, writing, and exhibiting on scientific and science-related topics to a variety of audiences. (3)
Approved by Academic Council on 11/16/2021